***If you have refereed in the past you will need to login to RefCentre to go through training modules on the new rules. This will take approximately 20 minutes.***

Referees please read /review the code of conduct for match officials Match Official’s Code of Conduct


IFAB Laws of the Game 2016/17

Handy reference sheet

IFAB_New Changes


Law Change Descriptions

LAW 01 – The Field of Play

LAW 02 – The Ball

LAW 03 – The Players

LAW 04 – The Players Equipment

LAW 05 – The Referee

LAW 06 – The Other Match Officials

LAW 07 – The Duration of the Match

LAW 08 – The Start and Restart of Play

LAW 09 – The Ball In and Out of Play

LAW 10 – Determining the Outcome of a Match

LAW 11 – Offside

LAW 12 – Fouls and Misconduct

LAW 13  – Free Kicks

LAW 14 – The Penalty Kick

LAW 15 – The Throw-in

LAW 16 – The Goal Kick

Refereeing Reports


Fee Schedule

Division Referee Assistant Referee
Men's Premier $65$35
ScenarioFee Paid
Postponement of a game before kick-off due to inclement weather half-fee
Postponement as the field – in the referee’s opinion – is unplayable half-fee
Default – a team has less than the minimum number of players required to start the game half-fee
Default with notice – at least 24 hours’ notice provided no fee
Default with notice – less than 24 hours’ notice provided half-fee
No-show – one or both teams do not show up half-fee

Ref Schedule

Please contact the ref coordinator for your schedule.

Looking for New Soccer Referees for 2019 Season

Walkerton FC is looking for new referees for the 2019 season. Referees must be at least 12 years-old and complete at a mini-refereeing (U8/U10/U12) and/or entry-level refereeing(U15/U18/Open/Men’s) course in order to be eligible to ref. Fees for these courses (as well as fees for registration renewal for returning match officials) will be reimbursed after one summer of employment with the club. If you are interested in learning more please contact Steve Cobean at